UC Riverside is No. 1 for retaining Pell Grant freshmen
A report from The Chronicle of Higher Education gives UC Riverside a No. 1 ranking in freshmen retention rates. UCR is ranked alongside 24 other campuses nationwide that lead the charge in serving low-income students. Like other rankings that have meaningful underpinnings, the list is nuanced. The ranking is found...
U.S. News names UCR No. 1 public for social mobility
UC Riverside is the top public university in the U.S. for social mobility, according to the just-released 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report college rankings.
Magazine ranks UCR No. 4 for Pell Grant performance
Washington Monthly magazine has ranked UC Riverside No. 4 among 444 universities nationwide in terms of its Pell Grant student performance. The accolade, released Monday as part of Washington Monthly’s 2022 college rankings, represents UCR’s excellence in several Pell performance categories that were factored. Those include: UCR is among the...
Money magazine ranks UCR No. 40 among 623 colleges
UC Riverside was ranked No. 40 on Money magazine’s latest “Best Values” college ranking, released May 16. It represents an increase of eight places over Money's last best value list, on which UCR ranked No. 48. Among public universities, UCR ranked No. 31 on the list, up from No. 32...
UC Riverside is No. 1 in Pell Grant performance
A dive into Washington Monthly’s recent ranking of 393 four-year universities reveals an important success: UC Riverside is the No. 1 university in the nation for Pell Grant performance. The measure considers how many low-income students a university serves compared with statewide earnings. The Pell Grant is the largest federal...
UCR again named a top social mobility university
UCR was named the No. 4 university in the country in terms of social mobility, which gauges a school's success in elevating its graduates to higher income brackets.
UC Riverside registers greatest gain in U.S. News rankings
UC Riverside made larger gains than any university in the United States in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UCR jumped 39 positions in the 2019 rankings, from No. 124 in 2018, to No. 85. UCR is ranked the No. 35 public university in the nation...
UC Riverside among Washington Monthly’s Top 30
University achieves high marks for social mobility, research, and public service
UCR ranks No. 32 on Money Magazine’s Best Colleges List
Annual rankings lend weight to six-year graduation rates among low-income, first-generation, and under-represented students